Wicca’s Originals @ Cyber Fair // September 2021

Wicca’s Originals @ Cyber Fair // September 1st – 26th

The Phase Mask and Glasses by Wicca’s Originals incorporates the latest tech available in external augmentation.

With its smooth, curved profile framing your eyes, the Phase Glasses are a top choice for anyone fashion savvy. But for netrunners and cyberdeckers, it includes direct neural interfacing and a full range display array, covering even your peripheral vision. Augmented reality has never looked sharper! The mask itself, in addition to having a bold and mysterious look to it, is designed to defeat most forms of facial recognition.

In addition to this, it incorporates an air filter which removes the ever-prevalent smog from the air and has been shown to improve respiratory function with long term use. Both are able to secure to your head through pressure alone, or for a more secure fit, actual anchor points can be installed on the skull.

The Phase Mask and Glasses come with 10 color options for material and metal areas.

Both are unrigged for a unisex fit for any head, and are modifiable, allowing full customizability for opacity.

Can be acquired as a set or separately.

Event Location: Cyber Fair // September 2021

New LeLUTKA Evolution X Line for Skin Fair!

LeLUTKA Evolution X 3.0 is here!

Right in time for the Skin Fair, LeLUTKA brings us again new and exciting heads! This time we have 3 new heads to choose from: Ceylon, Avalon and Briannon.

Today I would like to show you Ceylon 3.0 with all its wonderful new features. When I unpacked the new head I already was completely overwhelmed by all the boxes I found in the box already. So more unpacking and with each box my jaw dropped more… besides the content we all did know from the Evolution line 2.5, we get a lot more of makeup, super cute elf ears (which as well have the same awesome piercings as the human ears). then I spied somethingย  called “EARS – lel EvoX” in 4 different tones and tattoos for the ears in one of the Add-On boxes and got really excited – OMG!

Ok, calm down Wicca, unpack the other Add-On boxes, maybe for once read the note cards and see what you can do with it ๐Ÿ™‚

We get a lot of new features while some older features were granted an update. Lets’s see whats new…

For the head we have new HD skins & makeups on a new UV Map, especially made for even more high definition, the cute new elf ears and the lacrimal and tear line were joined to be the eye socket now. For all those new things we certainly got a few new buttons on the HUD as well ๐Ÿ˜‰ While Omega Appliers still work for the eyes they are not an option anymore for the rest of the head.

When I first changed to the new Ceylon 3.0 head I was frightened as I found my whole face pulled over the top of my head – I nearly panicked, but then I reminded myself – NEW X Line! Glam Affair as well joined on that new venture and released for the skin fair various new skins for that Evolution X Line. I chose the new “Rika” skin along with the new body line of skins (THANK YOU Aida for being so generous โ™ฅ). Here we go, I have a human face again and what a sweet and cute one! Certainly I had to try the elf ears too for my first post and even the new tattoos you can apply on your ears now separately from you basic skin! You can stack the skin and the tattoos the same way as we can do it for the face, too. Like I already mentioned, there is a lot of incredible makeup coming with your new “X 3.0” head, I really had a hard time choosing just one for my first post… the final decision fell on the “LeLUTKA.EvoX.Eyeliner.042” combines with the “LeLUTKA.EvoX.Eyeshadow.042”

So with all the new features can I never use my existing BoM inventory? Does this upgrade make all my existing face tattoos and makeups useless? Hell NO! I have to admit I was scared about that for a second too before I saw this little new button on the HUD:

How cool is that?!? You just can switch between the new Evo X and the Classic Evolution features! That means you still can use all our existing BoM skins, tattoos and makeups, but you as well get the option to use the new even more high definition designs. I really do love that as it does give you a lot of possibility and you can as well bridge the time – if you need more than the uber-awesome palette you get with the new heads – until more and more Evo X designs will be released. For todays post I certainly go with the new Evo X option ๐Ÿ˜‰ LeLUTKA again is pushing the limits for avatar enhancement with this new Evo X line of mesh heads – they broke free from the Second Life UV map and made their own way more detailled and shaper UV map to give us a even more awesome look!

I will look into the other 2 heads very soon and see what will be my new favorite of the Evo X line! You can as well make your choice, if you run over to the Skin Fair and just try ๐Ÿ˜‰

 

Clothing

Top: AsteroidBox – “Esme Shirt” (Maitreya Petite)

Pants: adorsy – “Marilice Pants Jeans Originals” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Glasses: duckie – “lunar glasses” – NEW @ The Warehouse Sale // February 2021

Rings: L’Emporio&PL – “*Essentia*” (Maitreya, Bento)

Nails: L’Emporio&PL – “*Scripta Manent* Classic” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Hugs” – NEW @ UBER // February 2021

Eyeshadow: LeLUTKA – “LeLUTKA.EvoX.Eyeshadow.042” (part of the new Ceylon 3.0 head, BoM, Evo X) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Eyeliner: LeLUTKA – “LeLUTKA.EvoX.Eyeliner.042” (part of the new Ceylon 3.0 head, BoM, Evo X) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head (incl. Ears): LeLUTKA – “/ HEAD / lel EvoX Ceylon 3.0” – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Face Skin: Glam Affair – “Rika Layer [LeLUTKAEvoX] Fair E” (BoM, Evo X) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Eyes: Madame Noir – “Wicked Eyes” (LeLUTKA Applier)

Freckles: Glam Affair – “Rika Freckles” (BoM, Evo X) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Ear Tattoo: LeLUTKA – “LeLUTKA.EvoX.Eyeliner.042” (part of the new Ceylon 3.0 head, BoM, Evo X) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Body: Maitreya – “Lara V5.3” + “Lara Add-On “Petite” V1.1″

Body Skin: Glam Affair – “Body Skin Fit – Maitreya ( Fair )” (BoM) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses (incl. Ladder): Le Poppycock – “*Just Alice” Nothing’s Impossible” (Bento)

Backdrop: Ex Machina – “Atelier Baudelaire”

Model, Stylist &Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Wicca’s Originals @ The Warehouse Sale // January 2021

Wicca’s Originals @ The Warehouse Sale // January 23rd – February 18th

Wicca’s Originals has done it again with the Fox Glasses. Merging form and function, this set of eyewear dares to be bold and brings something fresh to the table. These will match any punk aesthetic well, rejecting what have become boring norms when it comes to eyewear. Whether you need them for eyesight, to accessorize, or to do some field work and want something that looks cooler than bulky safety goggles, the Fox Glasses fit the bill. The base frame and ear supports are made of a rigid, durable alloy rather than plastic, designed to hold up to more intense wear and heat. The lens frames extends from the lens to shield your eye on the sides, providing protection from dust or glare. The affixed flip-up UV shades provide shielding from intense sources of light, like a welding torch, or staring into the sun, if you’re into that. A faux ‘power button’ fills the gap between the frames, preventing any shrapnel from settling in the gap between. The Fox Glasses come in 10 colors and metals, and are unrigged, intended to fit any gender and any body.

Event Location: The Warehouse Sale

Spooky!

TUNES

I love the night
I like it spooky
Werewolves and their bites
I like it spooky
Skeletons laughing at your fright
I like it spooky
A black witch in green light
I like it spooky

[God Module]

Details

Outfit: Wicca’s Wardrobe -“Victoria” (Maitreya)

Lingerie: Blacklace – “Vivian” (Omega Applier)

Stockings: Izzie’s – “Sheer Tights” (Maitreya Applier)

Shoes & Socks: Ducknipple – “Docs vs1” (Maitreya)

Chocker: Enfant Terrible – “Belle Collar”

Necklace: :Bamse: – “Mechanical Crow”

Glasses: Crie Style – “Houkusai”

Hair: no.match – “No.Risk”

Makeup: Zibska – “Noir Pack 06” (LeLutka Applier)

Lipstick: je suis… – “LeLutka Lips no. 005” (LeLutka Applier)

Basics:
Head: LeLutka โ€“ โ€œSimone 2.7โ€
Body: Maitreya โ€“ โ€œLara V4.1โ€
Eyes: IKON โ€“ โ€œHope Eyesโ€
Shape: Selfmade

Location: Arranmore

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Back in Black

Yes I’m back in black
Back in the back of a Cadillac
Number one with a bullet I’m a power pack

[AC/DC]

Yes… finally black again :p

Today with [sys] and Blacklace.

When I first saw the “Passenger” outfit from [sys], I fell totally in love with it. I anyways have a fable for non symmetric looks and that outfit itself already has that!

The jacket has along sleeve on the left side and is only held by a strap on the right side while the pants are right the other way round. The amazing straps over the belly and chest just add a wonderful, sexy touch to it.

You can wear it without any lingerie as well – and probably that would be even more sexy – but I liked a lot, how the lingerie looked like under the outfit. (Plus I was more safe to sit anywhere in public without any scandalizing views :p)

The amazing glasses I found at Minimal. I Loved the different look with the parts the cover the ears like headphones. I love futuristic stuffs anyways and the cool “Power Glasses” just have the right amount of futuristic and nowadays touch to it and matched perfectly my today’s look.

The amazing nail polish was made by ChloeElectra for her bran .alme. She recently came up with some adorable new nail polished on several events – I guess I should think about a nail spotlight soon – but some of her older ones are kinda long time favorites for me. The “Silver Lines” which she made in dark and light are one of those. with a solid color on the nail and a little silver line towards the finger at the end of the nail, they are just super amazing for all kind of styles and still look special because of that metallic line.

Even if I force myself more and more to try on colors .. black will always be my fave ๐Ÿ˜‰

Details

ย Outfit: [sys] – “Passenger” (Maitrea)

Lingerie: Blacklace – “Vivian” (Omega Applier)

Shoes: [sys] – “Valli” (Maitreya)

Bracelet: Enfant Terrible – “L’odeur du Cuir”

Glasses: Minimal – “Power Glasses”

Hair: Exile – “Out of the ruins”

Makeup: Zibska – “Noir Pack 06” (LeLutka Appliers)

Lipstick: je suis… – “LeLutka Lips No. 005 / greys” (LeLutka Applier)

Nailpolish: .alme – “Silver Lines Dark” (Maitreya Applier)

Poses: Del May

Basics:
Head: LeLutka โ€“ โ€œSimone 2.7โ€
Body: Maitreya โ€“ โ€œLara V4.1โ€
Eyes: IKON โ€“ โ€œHope Eyesโ€
Shape: Selfmade

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Posing with Poseidon

How often we see cool poses and we never get to use them becasue they are extraordinary, editorial and so super awesome expressive that they seem to never fit an outfit.

Especially crouch poses or some kind of unusual movements can be hard if you have a certain outfit, that just doesnot want to cooperate with the poses you would love to use.. I am sure you know what I am talking about :p

So this time, I wanted tight pants, which would not clash with any kind of poses and some cool casual look that would agree with any kind of poses, that I always wanted to use before and rarely had a chance to do so.

My choice fell on one of the amazing applier leggings from Lassidude & Ennui. Her appliers really have an incredible quality and so many details that you barely can see they are ‘just’ appliers and not actual mesh pants. Appliers have the great advantage that nothing clashes or bends weird when your legs move. Another great thing about appliers is, you can mix and match a little bot more by using them together with mesh pieces, as you do not have to take care of several mesh sizes or mesh poking through each other by layering it over each other. The top comes from Moon Elixir with a full amazing outfit called “Rebel”

All the poses of today’s post are coming from Poseidon. An extraordinary pose store I discovered not too long ago. Gryphon Vendetta, owner and creator of Poseidon Poses, never stops to amaze me with his new releases.

The poses are super energetic and natural looking and most of them show incredible movements, like a momentary capture of some animation. You will find poses for any occasion or purpose at Poseidon, no matter if you look for runnings, jumps, dances or even themed poses like the super cool “Hill Nurse” set, that inspired me not too long ago to some creepy pics ๐Ÿ˜‰ (https://wiccamerlin.de/something-evils-lurkinin-the-dark/)

He did some super cool props and as well little sets filled with his amazing poses. To me they are really refreshing and inspire me a lot just by running through them. If you are a friend of different angles, those poses are super awesome for editorial shots as well as he takes care of every limb to be perfect. And even if they look so dramatic you always get a real looking feeling and nothing breaks or looks like broken bones :p

If you love unusual, fresh modern poses and if you like to do editorial or fantasy shots or if you are searching for some new poses in general to make some cool pictures, just take a look at the Poseidon Mainstore (TAXI). I am sure you will find some exciting new poses for new picture ideas ๐Ÿ˜‰

Details

Leggings: Lassitude & Ennui – “Handstitched Leather Leggings” (Maitreya Applier)

Top: Moon Elixir – “Rebel” (part of an outfit)

Gloves: Moon Elixir – “Valhalla” (gacha)

Shoes: Wicca’s Wardrobe – “Gypsy Boots”

Hair: no.match – “No.Risk”

Glasses: AIR – “Black Cat CM”

Choker: :[P] – “Archimede Collar”

Makeup & Lipstick: alaskametro<3 – “Fall Runway” (LeLutka Applier)

Poses: Poseidon

Basics

Head: LeLutka โ€“ โ€œSimone 2.3โ€

Body: Maitreya โ€“ โ€œLara V3.5โ€

Indian Spirit or Ethnic Hippy?

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Sometimes playing with colors can be so much fun. If it is with designs and creations from designers you adore and respect highly it is even more fun ๐Ÿ˜‰

Today my main focus shall be on the amazing furniture and decor from 22769 and the awesome designs of Poulet Koenkamp from PurpleMoon.

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The new “Wanda” outfit immediately caught my attention after I unpacked it. It is the exact perfect outfit for the hot days at the moment. With the short asymmetric skirt and the amazing ornamented top with these delicate cut outs that awesome outfit pushed me towards a more alternative, ethnic, hippy looking style. That as well brought me on the first idea… to add the “Nazca” hair feathers from Indyra ๐Ÿ˜‰

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When I was looking more through all the goodies I got lately, I stumbled over an amazing tattoo from White Widow. I always adored Julie Hastings for her skills to make such delicate and filigree tattoos, which appear so sharp on all of the bodies, that you can see every tiny, little line and dot. The “Shallows” tattoo was originally designed for the Epiphany event but I am sure you can find this amazing gacha now at the White Widow main store ๐Ÿ˜‰ The awesome glasses are made by Glamistry. They come with a huge HUD to customize many different parts of the glasses – plastic and metals.

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The mega amazing jewelry as well was made by PurpleMoon. The “Imani” set is available at the actual round of Chapter 4. It comes with different color palette HUDs you can choose from. A well you can choose from different versions of the necklace and different combinations or even the full set. The set as well contains awesome earrings which I left out for this post because of the amazing “Loni” hair from Truth, that anyways covers the ears so you would not even see them. To not cover up the wonderful tattoo I needed some very special shoes. I wanted boots, but boots would have covered up too much. So I went with the “Botttlebrush” heels from Empire. With the thin laces they made the perfect compromise of boots and sandals I could find ๐Ÿ˜‰

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For the scenery, I chose various items from 22769. I always adored Manuel and Paco, their genius ideas for all kind of furniture and as well their skills to create those detailed and so realistic looking designs. The super cute sofas are called “Beatle Chair” as the backside of them is made like those very popular cars (I will have another post showing them properly soon). The awesome wall flag, the neat, colored cupboard as well as the flowers and the lamp come from a new gacha machine, which is located at the actual round of the Gacha Garden and the very detailed shisha was part of a great beach set for Indie Teepee. Creating scenes with items from 22769 always is so much fun that I tend to overload the background as so many things would fit so perfect ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Details

Outfit: PurpleMoon – “Wanda” – NEW @ SWANK

Jewelry: PurpleMoon – “Imani” – NEW @ Chapter 4

Shoes: Empire – “Bottlebrush”

Head Jewelry: Indyra – “Nazca Hair Feather Charm”

Hair: Truth – “Loni”

Glasses: Glamistry – “Sunglasses PU2002”

Tattoo: White~Widow – “Shallows”

Sofas: 22769 – “Beatle Chair” – NEW @ Liaison Collaborative

Shisha: 22769 – “Hookah”

Cupboard, Lamp, Wallposters & Flowerpot: 22769 – “Moroccan Love Affair” – NEW @ The Gacha Garden

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

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Enoying my first few days of my Vacation with [sys] ;)

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Finally my summer holidays are here – YEAH! Yes, teachers desire vacation as much as students *grins*

6 weeks of mot getting up to early and living my true nature as a night owl again :p

It really does feel nice, if you actually can spend time and just roam around instead of just having 2 to 3 hours to create and work in SecondLife. First I started to unpack a lot of boxes, which came too short over the past few weeks because of the final exams at school and all the events that come for the end of year of school.ย  My first box already had something very cool in it… the new “Ride” outfit from [sys]. The whole outfit contains a bra, shirt, shorts and a wrapped shirt around your waist. There are different color combinations available but each one comes with a HUD to customize it a little more. You get 2 options per HUD for each part.

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While I was opening all those boxes that got to me over the last couple of weeks I found one goodie after another, what means, there will be a lot of posts over the next few days o guess ;). Another amazing item, which perfectly matched the “Ride” outfit from [sys.], was the “Equals” tattoo from White Widow. That awesome art piece covers the arms all the way down with flowers in wonderful shadings. Now certainly I needed some cool glasses, which I found at Haysuriza – A place I really love to go if I need some cool, more urban casual looking glasses ;).

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The totally awesome hair I am using, certainly comes from one of my favourite hair designers in SL… EMO-tions ๐Ÿ˜‰ The “Bernadette” hair does have the perfect touch of smart, urban and casual as well as a lightly rebel look, that I love so much for my more private and urban looking looks ๐Ÿ™‚ And now for the jewelry… I know Pris will kill me again – like she always does if I am wearing something “old” that might be not any longer available – but old does not automatically mean bad in my opinion. Sometimes, designs, creations or items do never get old. The look and the skills used to handcrafted them can make them long time goodies. Certainly sometimes weird moving flexies from 2008 might appear old but as well if you take a look at the nowadays designers who use flexible prims again to mix them with new mesh creations… they change in their look and as well improved in their movements. Sometimes it has even a huge plus and adds some kind of uniqueness if you use some of your long time favorites, as they just might add the little extra on your look. Don’t get me wrong I am not saying keep all your old items… but sometimes a few are worth it ๐Ÿ˜‰

Saying that, my jewelry for today comes from YS&YS and has quite some years on it’s back in my inventory ๐Ÿ˜‰ The “NEW Silver” set with a part flexible earing and the wonderful necklace just made the perfect addition for the look.

In the end I really do believe in a good mixture of new and older items to finalize a look. sometimes those old items even bring back some great memories to a show yu walked, a shooting you had or even from who you got them. With all our run on new releases, do not forget about some things, that might appear old on the first view.. on a second view they can quiet be nice *winks*

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Details

ย Outfit: [sys] – “Ride” – NEW @ TLC

Shoes: J’s – “Studded Long Boots”

Hair: EMO-tions – “Bernadette”

Jewelry: YS&YS – “New Silver”

Glasses: Haysuriza – “London”

Tattoo: White~Widow – “Equals”

Poses: Corpus

Location: Crestwick

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Lady in Red? Featuring Azul & EMO-tions

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Lady in Red

I’ve never seen you looking so lovely as you did tonight
I’ve never seen you shine so bright
I’ve never seen so many men ask you if you wanted to dance
Looking for a little romance, given half a chance
I have never seen that dress you’re wearing
Or the highlights in your hair that catch your eyes
I have been blind

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Lady in red is dancing with me, cheek to cheek
There’s nobody here, it’s just you and me, it’s where I wanna be
But I hardly know this beauty by my side
I’ll never forget, the way you look tonight

I’ve never seen you looking so gorgeous as you did tonight
I’ve never seen you shine so bright, you were amazing
I’ve never seen so many people wanna be there by your side
And when you turned to me and smiled, it took my breath away
I have never had such a feeling
Such a feeling of complete and utter love, as I do tonight

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Lady in red is dancing with me, cheek to cheek
There’s nobody here, it’s just you and me, it’s where I wanna be
But I hardly know this beauty by my side
I’ll never forget, the way you look tonight
I never will forget, the way you look tonight

The lady in red
The lady in red
The lady in red
My lady in red (I love you.)

[Chris de Burgh]

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Details

Dress (incl Choker): Azul – “Yves” – NEW
Shoes: [MODA] – “Tessa Knee High Boots”
Hair: EMO-tions – MARTINA – NEW @ Hairfair 2016
Bag: 22769 ~ [femme] – “Veronica Handbag”
Glasses: Glamistry – “Sunglasses PU2003”
Ring: alme Jewelry – “Leaves Ring”
Makeup: Veechi – “Sleuth Shadows”
Lipstick: Zibska – “Winterberries”
Poses: Devilish Poses

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Casual Chic with Asia Rae

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Lately Asia Rae surprises us with more and more amazing new releases.

Today I would like to drag the spotlight on the “Roxane Dress”. A simple, but amazing detailed textured, short dress.

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Dresses like the “Roxane Dress” are a very important asset in a wardrobe in my view, as it gives the possibility to use them for so many different looks. You can drag it from a simple casual, over an exciting casual chic up to a wonderful seductive elegant look.

It only depends on the accessories, how you wanna make this awesome chameleon look like ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Today, I wanted to go for some casual chic, with a light touch of elegance. The idea came, when Alexavion, a very dear friend, that I know for years, dragged me to the St. Pete City sim to shoot the pics for the Womanstuff hunt gifts lookbook pictures. I never saw this amazing sim before. It was designed and built by Neva Crystall, the owner of Neva Estates. Her sims are one of the most amazing places to live and wander around. she puts so much love to the detail for her places… it is unbelievable awesome ๐Ÿ™‚

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For the shoes I chose something converse. Probably this style would have called for pumps or stilettos, at least some high heels, but that would not be me. As long as I have my little styling freedom, I always will put my personal twist on it, if not requested differently for a runway or print job for example.

I chose the “Montana Boots” from Wicca’s Wardrobe. They can be used for elegant and casual purposes, even for some fantasy or RP depending on the color you use ๐Ÿ˜‰ I liked to wear them to the “Roxane Dress” as they as well have so many different style possibilities.

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To accessorize the whole look, I chose a jewelry set from Meva. The “Spiral Spheres” in gold. The amazing necklace, together with the ring, made the perfect addition to combine the controversy of the dress and the boots. In my view, it is a strong and bold set, that shows character and combines the casual and the chic.

I wanted to have a huge hat, I really do like the big hats as they add a lot of chic and elegance to looks for me, sometimes even something mystical. With hats you usually run into trouble finding hair, where the hair is not poking through. so the easiest way is to find a hair that comes with a hair or was made for hat. I found my today’s hair at ICONIC. The “Boss” hair comes as hair with hat and a HUD to choose for several colors. If I remember correctly, I found it on one of the On9 rounds, but I am sure it should be available in the main store now.

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Details

Dress: Asia Rae [AR] – “Roxane Dress”

Stole: GizzA – “Crystal Faux Fur Stole”

Tights: LeeZu – “LaLun Tights”

Shoes: Wicca’s Wardrobe – “Montana Boots”

Hair & Hat: Iconic – “Boss”

Jewelry: Meva – “Spiral Spheres”

Glasses: Steinwerk – “Fee”

Poses: Devilish Poses

Location: Saint Pete City

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin